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No Dignity Required: Improving Patient Engagement by Elevating ...

No Dignity Required: Improving Patient Engagement by Elevating ... | Empowering Patients | Scoop.it
By Lisa Goren All it takes is a single visit to the doctor's office to place one's pride and self-esteem a dozen notches below baseline. I didn't think much of my appointment, knowing it was just a routine scan at the ...
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Empathy and respect -- simple ways to improve  the patient experience. Without them,  it's very likely I'm going to tune you out. Forget about engagement.

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Study: Hospital patients prefer digital signage - Digital Signage Today

Study: Hospital patients prefer digital signage - Digital Signage Today | Empowering Patients | Scoop.it
Study: Hospital patients prefer digital signage Digital Signage Today MedCenterDisplay is a provider of digital patient engagement networks for hundreds of hospitals in the U.S., and for the study Arbitron conducted on-site interviews with adults...
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With so much wait time for family and patients, imagine the power having unit or procedure-specific digital messaging. Another tool in the patient engagement tool kit.

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mHealth Delivers Significant Benefits: Are You In Or Out?

mHealth Delivers Significant Benefits: Are You In Or Out? | Empowering Patients | Scoop.it
mobihealthnews Mobile health is touted as affordable, but costs still seen as barrier mobihealthnews GSMA mHealth The mobile industry's GSM Association recently funded a survey of 2,000 healthcare providers, patients and consumers in four different...

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New study affirms mobile health needs to be part of an overall strategy to engage and empower patients in their care.

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eMedToday's curator insight, June 18, 2013 8:41 PM

Key of survey;

 

The survey’s top line metric is that 89 percent of providers, 75 percent of patients, and 73 percent of consumers believe that mobile health offerings can convey significant health benefits.

 

The group’s concerns about costs associated with mobile health offerings were perhaps the most interesting metrics collected by the pollsters.

 

Now hospitals, Pharmas, health insurance companies need to take note:

 

If you are not on the mobile wagon, then you will be left behind.

 

 

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Engagement: The Patient's Perspective || Better Patient Engagement ...

Engagement: The Patient's Perspective || Better Patient Engagement ... | Empowering Patients | Scoop.it
Healthcare organizations would be well served to be mindful of the emotional needs of patients when pursuing improved patient engagement.
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Changing behaviors, improving outcomes are no simple matters, but author offers four guiding lights for engaging patients that are worthy of consideration.

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Mobile Apps for Corporate Health Programs Create Great Patient Engagement and Participation | Dark Daily

Mobile Apps for Corporate Health Programs Create Great Patient Engagement and Participation | Dark Daily | Empowering Patients | Scoop.it
Venture capitalists are beginning to pour dollars into mobile apps designed to support employee health and wellness.
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Everyone has a stake and a role in engaging patients and the larger population in managing their health and well being.

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